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AGENDA – Regular Public Meeting Pinellas County
  Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
2:03 p.m. May 21, 2013

INVOCATION

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

PRESENTATIONS and AWARDS

Volunteer Presidential Awards

National Public Works Week Proclamation

CITIZENS TO BE HEARD

David Ballard Geddis Jr., Palm Harbor, re reclaimed water/fee simple.
Darlene Kavanagh, Belleair Bluffs, re City issue and ordinances.
Wanda Rusinowski, Belleair Bluffs, re fire station on Bayway.
Mark Klutho, Largo, re stupidity, waste.
Greg Pound, Largo, re Pinellas Gov.

CONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT AND COMPTROLLER

approved
1. Approval of Minutes of the Regular Meeting Held April 21, 2013

approved
2. Reports to be Received for Filing:

a. Juvenile Welfare Board Monthly Financial and Investment Report Dated March 31, 2013

b. Dock Fee Report for the Month of April 2013

approved
3. Vouchers and Bills:

a. $10,549,455.00 from April 14 to April 20, 2013

b. $17,066,910.32 from April 21 to April 27, 2013

approved
4. Miscellaneous Items to be Received for Filing:

a. City of Clearwater Notice of Public Hearings Regarding Annexation, Land Use Plan, and Zoning Atlas Amendments for Proposed Ordinances Nos. 8395-13 Through 8397-13 to be Held June 6, 2013

b. City of Dunedin Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Proposed Ordinance No. 13-13 to be Held June 6, 2013, Annexing Certain Property

c. City of Largo Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Proposed Ordinance No. 2013-46 to be Held June 4, 2013, Annexing Certain Property

d. City of Oldsmar Notice of Public Hearing Regarding Proposed Ordinance No. 2013-12 to be Held May 21, 2013, Voluntarily Annexing Certain Property

e. City of Oldsmar Resolution No. 2013-09 Adopted April 16, 2013, Urging the Administration and Congress of the United States to Preserve the Current Tax-Exempt Status of Municipal Bonds

f. City of St. Pete Beach Resolution No. 2013-06 Adopted April 23, 2013, Requesting the Board of County Commissioners to Proceed with Funding the Installation of Permanent Rock Structures on Upham Beach in 2013

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Department of Environment and Infrastructure

See Item No. 14
5. Approval of an Award of Bid with Four Vendors for Road and Landscape Materials (Cooperative)

approved
6. Approval of the Installation of Two Multi-Way Stop Conditions on North Jasmine Avenue

approved
7. Approval of the Local Agency Program Agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation for the Sandy Lane Elementary School Sidewalk Project on Sunset Point Road from Douglas Avenue to Kings Highway

Other Departments

approved
8. Approval of an Award of Bid with E-One, Inc. for a Fire Protection Truck (Airport)

approved
9. Receipt and File Report of Items Delegated to the County Administrator for Approval (County Administrator)

approved
10. Adoption of a Resolution Appropriating Earmarked Receipts for a Particular Purpose in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 General Fund Budget for the Medical Examiner (Management and Budget)

approved
11. Adoption of a Resolution Accepting the Quit Claim Deed with Linger Longer Mobile H.P., LLC for Right-of-Way Conveyance (Real Estate Management/Department of Environment and Infrastructure)

COUNTY ATTORNEY

12. Notice of New Lawsuits and Defense of the Same by the County Attorney:

See Item No. 14
a. Florida Gulf Coast Center for Fishing Foundation, Inc., v. Pinellas County, et al. – Circuit Civil Case No. 13-3905CI-007 – Allegations of Breach of Contract

approved
b. Daniel Machado v. Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners, et al. – Circuit Civil Case No. 13-003467-CI-015 – Allegations of Negligence Resulting in Personal Injuries

AUTHORITIES, BOARDS, AND COUNCILS

Emergency Medical Services Authority

approved
13. Approval of Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity for Wheelchair Transport Providers

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REGULAR AGENDA

Any person wishing to speak regarding a Regular Agenda item must have a Blue Card completed and given to staff at the table located at the front of the Board Room. The Chairman will call each speaker, one by one, to the podium to be heard when the item is before the BCC. Each speaker may speak up to three (3) minutes.

Persons who have been authorized to represent an organization with five (5) or more members or a group of five (5) or more persons should complete a Blue Card, submit it to staff at the table located at the front of the Board Room, and should limit their presentation to ten (10) minutes.

14. Items for Discussion from Consent Agenda (County Administrator and Clerk of Circuit Court)
approved Items Nos. 5 and 12a

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

Real Estate Management

approved
15. Adoption of a Resolution Dedicating a Certain Portion of County-Owned Property as Public Right of Way for the Lealman Area Drainage Improvement Project

approved
16. Adoption of a Resolution Renaming the Pinellas County Criminal Justice Center to the Pinellas County Justice Center

Strategic Planning and Initiatives

17. Adoption of Resolutions Granting Ad Valorem Tax Exemptions for:

approved
a. Two Historic Properties Located in the City of St. Petersburg

approved
b. One Historic Property Located in the City of St. Pete Beach

approved As Amended
18. Approval of the Draft Interlocal Service Boundary Agreement with Local Municipalities

approved Public Hearing 7/23/2013
19. Approval of Authority to Advertise a Public Hearing to Rescind the Development Order for the Florida Quality Development Program

Other Departments

approved
20. Approval of a Non-Ad Valorem Assessment Agreement with the Property Appraiser for Surface Water Management Program Services (Department of Environment and Infrastructure)

21. Adoption of Resolutions Approving: (Economic Development)

approved
a. B2101056719 as a Qualified Applicant for the Qualified Target Industry (QTI) Tax Refund Program

approved
b. B3040845224 as a Qualified Applicant for the QTI Tax Refund Program

approved Subject to review by County Attorney and Counsel for Sixth Judicial Court
22. Approval of Extension and Modification of an Interlocal Agreement with the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida for County Funded Court Employees (Justice and Consumer Services)

23. Other Administrative Matters - None

COUNTY ATTORNEY

24. Miscellaneous - None

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS

approved
25. Fallen Soldiers Memorial Recommendations

26. City of St. Petersburg Proposed Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Tax Increment Financing Districts Board consensus for City and County staff to move forward.

COUNTY COMMISSION

27. Miscellaneous

  a. Commissioner Roche distributed document proposing alternative approach to stormwater issue for discussion at a later date.
  b. Commissioner Latvala re attendance at a RESTORE Act meeting and associated costs to County.
  c. Commissioner Justice re reception for graduating Youth Advisory Council members.

re Board consideration of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program.

  d. Commissioner Long re attendance at Drug Court graduation ceremony.

reminded Board of Public Policy Institute meeting tomorrow re guns and their effect in Pinellas County.
  e. Commissioner Morroni wished veterans, their families, and all County residents a safe and happy Memorial Day weekend.
  f. Commissioner Seel echoed Commissioner Morroni’s comments and thanked veterans for their service.
  g. Chairman Welch re appointment to Pinellas County Construction Licensing Board - approved

re attendance at Pinellas Association for Retarded Children (PARC) Autism Behavioral Center grand opening; congratulated PARC on 60 years’ service to the community.

thanked County Attorney for work on term limits issue and Board for retaining its focus during litigation process.

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6:00 P.M.

PRESENTATION

Youth Advisory Council Presentation

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS

The procedure used by the BCC in conducting Public Hearings is to have a Staff presentation followed by the applicant presenting the specific proposal. The BCC will then hear comments from the proponents followed by comments from the opponents and a staff summary. The applicant will then be given an opportunity to close and the BCC will decide on the matter. Please refer to the back of your agenda copy for more details on guidelines for time limitations and opportunities to speak.

Any person who wishes to speak about a Public Hearing item shall complete a Blue Card, submit it to staff at the table located at the front of the Board Room, and may speak up to three (3) minutes. The Chairman will call each speaker, one by one, to the podium to be heard.

Any person who has been authorized to represent an organization with five (5) or more members or a group of five (5) or more persons shall complete a Blue Card, submit it to staff at the table located at the front of the Board Room, and should limit their presentation to ten (10) minutes.

SCHEDULED PUBLIC HEARINGS – BCC

approved
28. Proposed Ordinance Establishing the East Lake Library Municipal Services Taxing Unit

29. Planning and Zoning Applications Heard by the Local Planning Agency (Quasi-Judicial Hearings are Noted with a “Q” Prefix):

approved As Amended
a. Q Z-8-4-13
Proposed Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of a Parcel Containing Approximately 11.23 Acres Located At the Southern Terminus of Lesley Lane, Palm Harbor; Page 589 of the Zoning Atlas, As Being In Section 09, Township 28, Range 16; from A-E-W, Agriculture Estate-Wellhead Protection Overlay to RPD-2.5 (7.9 Acres of Uplands)-W, Residential, Multiple Family, 2.5 Units Per Acre-Wellhead Protection Overlay and PC, Preservation Conservation (3.3 Acres) With a Development Agreement and a Setback Variance for Lot 9 to Allow a 5 Foot Side Setback Where a 7.5 Foot Side Setback is Required in an RPD Zone; Upon Application of Maaser ELW I, LLP Through Katherine E. Cole, Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns, LLP, Representative

approved
b. Q Z-9-4-13
Proposed Resolution Changing the Zoning Classification of a Parcel Containing Approximately 1.7 Acres Located On the West Side of 31st Street North, 80 Feet South of Haines Road in the Unincorporated Area of St. Petersburg; Page 786 of the Zoning Atlas, As Being In Section 35, Township 30, Range 16; from R-6, Mobile Home Parks and Subdivisions to RM-12.5, Residential, Multiple Family, 12.5 Units Per Acre and a Special Exception to Allow A Fifty Percent Affordable Housing Density Bonus; Upon Application of Pinellas Community Housing Foundation, Trustee, Pinellas County Community Housing Program Land Trust Through John D. Carr, Contemporary Housing Alternatives of Florida, Inc., Representative

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR MISCELLANEOUS

Update re Reliable Septic code enforcement issues

ADJOURNMENT – 8:40 P.M.

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Persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decision made at this meeting/hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings, and, for such purposes, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

Persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Office of Human Rights, by written or oral request at least 48 hours prior to the proceeding at: 400 South Fort Harrison Avenue, Suite 500, Clearwater, Florida 33756; Phone: (727) 464-4880, TDD: (727) 464-4062.

PUBLIC HEARING PROCEDURES

Public Hearings before the BCC are governed by the provisions of Section 134-14 of the Pinellas County Land Development Code. That code provides that at the conclusion of each person’s presentation, any speaker may seek the Chairman’s permission to ask questions of staff. Specifically:

1. At the conclusion of the presentations by the applicant and any proponents, all affected parties may seek the Chairman’s permission to ask questions of or seek clarification from the applicant and/or the proponents.

2. At the conclusion of the presentation by the opponents, all affected parties may seek the Chairman’s permission to ask questions of or seek clarification from any opponent.

The applicant’s closing comments will address testimony subsequent to their presentation. Continuing rebuttal of other than directly preceding testimony will not be allowed.

Because much testimony has already been submitted in writing, the following guidelines are expected to be sufficient to accommodate efficient presentations:

1. The applicant should present his or her entire case in twenty (20) minutes.

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